The South African cricket team will not allow the current boardroom politics at the ICC to disrupt their preparations for the coming tour by Australia, team manager Mohamed Moosajee has asserted.
Cricket South Africa and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula both today dismissed widespread social media comments that Graeme Smith had threatened to resign if he was not made the Proteas captain for the ongoing Test series against India.
South African Test captain Graeme Smith has said that the use of technology adds extra pressure on the captaincy in cricket but it definitely has advantages.
Captain Faf du Plessis has said that South Africa will have the necessary momentum going into the T20 series with Pakistan, having recently won the ODI series 4-1.
South African bowler Dale Steyn has said that he came back feeling energized from the two ODI break, during which he went back home and was just getting stronger and ready.
South African ODI captain AB de Villiers said that he is happy that his team won the one-day series against Pakistan in the UAE, and added that he is proud of each and every one of the team.
South African batsman Faf du Plessis has insisted that he is not a cheat.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated its national team for 100th Test match victory since the formation of a unified national cricket body.
Dashing leg-spinner Imran Tahir on Wednesday said he was more of a South African than the country of his own birth and felt honoured at playing for the world`s best Test team.
South African pace bowler Dale Steyn may also miss the second Test against Pakistan along with veteran Hashim Amla over an injury suffered during a training session.
South African vice-captain AB de Villiers has said his team`s `mood is good` despite their disappointing performance in the first Test against Pakistan.
CSA will foot the salaries of both the black African players in domestic franchise cricket if teams pick two instead of the one black player that is required to be picked based on a new ruling.
South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula has hailed Cricket South Africa (CSA) for adopting its new quota policy in a bid to accelerate the development of black African players.
South African cricket officials are set to consider a proposal forcing professional franchises to include at least two black Africans in every team.
South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is looking forward to playing competitive cricket again after having been away for close to three months, with a handful of injury problems.
South African Test captain Graeme Smith is reportedly in contention for the squad to tour the United Arab Emirates in October for a two-Test series against Pakistan.
Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat feel the recent tour by `A` sides of India and Australia has helped in developing new players for the Proteas.
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis is ready to return to the one-day international side for a last shot at winning the 50-over World Cup.
South African coach Russell Domingo has warned Jacques Kallis that he cannot be constantly rested for ODIs and then expect to be picked for the 2015 World Cup.
Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has said the 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup provided him with the opportunity to show his talent and potential on a global stage.
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